বুধবার, ২১ এপ্রিল ২০২১, ০৪:৪৭ অপরাহ্ন
Bangladesh is going to launch 5G in this year. Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar has said that the whole country will be covered by 4G network in this year.
The telecom minister said this while joining the seminar titled “Fourth Industrial Revolution: Bangladesh Perspective” on Saturday. The seminar was organized by the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB).
Mustafa Jabbar said on the occasion, the third submarine cable is coming in 23rd. In the 21st year, Haor-Bil-Char & Hill Area will come to under cable/satellite connection. We have completed as much preparation as we need for digital connectivity for the Fourth Industrial Revolution or its aftermath, he assured that all the shortcomings in this regard will be rectified within this year.
The Minister of Posts and Telecommunications said the Father of the Nation had sown the seeds of digitalization by acquiring membership of the International Telecommunication Union and UPU in 1973 and by setting up a satellite ground station at Betbunia on June 14, 1975.
He further said that technical education from primary level to class XII should be made compulsory. Our young generation is very talented to turn them into the assets of the future.
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said uninterrupted power supply was very important for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. We have already completed that preparation.
State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Junaid Ahmed Palak said skilled manpower was essential for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. To this end, various groundbreaking programs including construction of 39 high-tech parks are being taken and implemented.
The keynote address at the seminar was presented by the Vice Chancellor of the Canadian University of Bangladesh, Professor Engineer. Muhammad Mahfuzul Islam. IEB President Engineer presided over. Nurul Huda.
The fifth generation internet of mobile phones is called Five-G for short. Where much faster internet data can be downloaded and uploaded. The scope of its services will be wide. Five-G will ensure more use of radio waves and at the same time be able to use the Internet facility on more mobile phones in the same place.